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Every Girl needs a Pearl

Nautilus Shell VaseOf course I'm talking about a pearl nautilus shell -I'm actually not a big jewelry person and the pearls that I inherited from my grandmother are stored away in a box. So back to the shell..., to Create The Look...

Pearl Nautilus Shell... you can find the Pearl Nautilus Shell at my other blog Completely Coastal, then follow Martha's Instructions: "Place a piece of floral adhesive on a plate (use just enough to hold the shell upright). Stick the shell to the adhesive, and then place a weight -- a fishing sinker, for example -- inside to help hold it in place. Fill the shell halfway with water, and add flowers, such as purple scabiosa and white phlox. Lastly, arrange pebbles around the shell; they'll add a finishing."

Nautilus ShellAn alternative: A Nautilus Shell on a Stand.


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12 comments:

  1. Its such a beautiful vase.. I will definitely try to do something like that with a smaller shell I have at home.

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  2. now that is absolutely stunning, I love it.

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  3. such beauty can not be copied.They say its Gods own artwork that he shares with us.Ut is stunning!1Thank-you for sharing. Fun Finds 2 U...Chickie from chickievintagechic.blogspot

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  4. Beautiful Maya. Like you I don't wear much jewellery, but jewels for the home are a different subject!!Beautiful image and shell! x Julie

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  5. What a beautiful shell! It looks perfect even alone.

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  6. The nautilus, one of my most favorite shells. I have a number of them around the house and one looks like this. It was a gift from an old beau, who knew I love shells more than jewelry. I wonder whatever happened to him…………… ;-)

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  7. ...every woman needs a pearl nautilus shell and a pearl and leather jewelry design too! xo, mickey

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  8. Oh, seashells and rocks are this girl's diamonds. Don't wear rings or jewelry. Just gets in my way. A man needn't send me flowers or baubles. I just want things from nature. Bring me a seashell or an unusual rock and I'm a happy camper.
    Brenda

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  9. Great idea. I love Nautilus shells. You can't have too many shells can you? Well maybe you can- but who cares? As long as I don't start gluing them to the toilet seat..

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  10. Oh, even if you don't want to wear your grandmother's pearls, take them out of the box and display them somewhere. Put them in a little shell shaped glass dish on your dresser or hang them on your mirror and remember your grandma every time you look at them. Pearls are also so beachy - they are the ocean's gift to us ladies. :)

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  11. LOVE the vase, it's so beautiful.

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